Bankers’ chase for the title fades

  • The head coach of KCB, Zedekiah Otieno famously known as Zico was not in a position to hide his frustrations after their attempt to catch up with KPL leaders Gor Mahia failed. KCB lost to Bandari 2-1 at the Kenyatta Stadium.
Zedekiah Otieno, KCB

Zico blamed the defenders for giving John Mwita a chance to score in the second half. Bandari became the first team to defeat the bankers in both legs.

Bandari smashed the bankers in the first leg just in a similar way as the previous game. Bankers conceding to Bandari simply meant that their ambitions for the title are degrading as they trail Gor Mahia by 10 points.

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“We lost the chance to slice the gap and we are disappointed. We did not defend well and I think it was a bad day in the office for us. Bandari are the first team to get six points from us and it’s something we should not have allowed,” said a gutted Zico.

His Bandari counterpart Twahir Muhiddin was full of praises for his players for the win although he expressed displeasure with the first-half display.

“We made it tough for ourselves in the first half but I am glad the boys realized their mistakes and had a decent final half,” said the former Harambee Stars head coach.


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Meanwhile, the Kakamega Homeboyz also hit Nzoia with a major comeback. Nzoia was already leading by 2 goals only for Homeboyz to charge back with three goals to make the match end 3-2. Homeboyz are now t4 points behind the league leaders, Gor Mahia and are currently holding the second position in the table.

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